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Housing Starts Jumped in March, Helping to Address Nagging Inventory Issue

Housing starts jumped almost 20% in March compared with February, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.739 million, according to the U.S. Census...

Redfin: Housing Market Went Bonkers in March

According to a new report from Redfin, the housing market set several records in March - a stark fact considering that year-over-year comparisons are being looked...
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Home Prices Continued to Rise in February But Slowdown is Expected

U.S. home prices increased 1.2% in February compared with January and were up 10.4% compared with February 2020, according to CoreLogic. That’s the highest level...

Black Knight: Housing Currently Least Affordable in Nearly Two Years

The latest Mortgage Monitor Report from the Data & Analytics division of Black Knight Inc. contends that intense home price appreciation over the past year has profoundly...
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U.S. Economy Added 916K Jobs in March

The U.S. economy added 916,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.0%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job...
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Home Prices in January Saw Largest Annual Gain Since 2006

U.S. home prices increased 1.2% on an adjusted basis in January compared with December and were up 11.2% compared with January 2020, according to...

FHFA HPI: ‘The Monthly Gains Appear To Be Moderating’

Nationwide, house prices increased 1.0 percent from December to January, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI). Prices rose 12.0 percent from...

Existing-Home Sales Fell 6.6 Percent in February, Possible Slowdown Looming

After increasing the previous two months, existing-home sales fell in February compared with January but were up compared with February 2020, according to the...

Radian HPI: Home Prices Increased More Than 8 Percent Year Over Year

In February, home prices across the U.S. rose at a faster pace than the month prior and continued to appreciate at higher than 2020...

NAR: ‘The Market Is Still Outperforming Pre-Pandemic Levels’

Existing-home sales declined in February, following two prior months of gains, according to the National Association of Realtors. Month over month, only one major...

Redfin Chief Economist: ‘I Wouldn’t Call This a Housing Bubble’

According to a new report from Redfin, the median U.S. home sale price increased 17% year over year to $330,250 - an all-time high - for the...
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Housing Starts Tumbled 10.3 Percent in February With Wild Weather Playing a Role

Housing starts in February were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million, a decrease of 10.3% compared with January and a decrease...

Report Finds Almost All the Largest MSAs Are Less Affordable Today Than 20 Years...

A new research report from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) finds that nearly all of the 50 largest...

Fannie Mae: Still Room for Improvement in Housing and Economic Attitudes

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) decreased in February by 1.2 points to 76.5, with four of the HPSI's six components falling month over...
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Despite February Job Gains, U.S. Unemployment Rate Remains 6.2 Percent

The U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs in February compared with January, beating expectations, however, the unemployment rate was little changed at 6.2%, according to...

CoreLogic: Home Price Annual Appreciation Hit Double Digits in January

CoreLogic’sHome Price Index and HPI Forecast for January 2021 shows that 2020’s strong market continued into the new year, with home price growth experiencing its...

ATTOM: ‘Zombie Properties Remain Pretty Much a Non-Issue’

ATTOM Data Solutions’ first-quarter 2021 Vacant Property and Zombie Foreclosure Report shows that 1.4 million residential properties in the U.S. are vacant, representing 1.5 percent of...

Redfin: Several Housing Metrics Still Setting Records

According to a new report from Redfin, asking prices of newly listed homes hit a new all-time high of $343,961 on February 21, up 11% from the...

NAR Pending Home Sales Index Dropped in January

Pending home sales took a step backward in January as inventory constraints continue to hold back prospective buyers, according to the National Association of...
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New Home Sales Increased in January as Supply Continued to Shrink

New home sales in January were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 923,000, an increase of 4.3% compared with December and up 19.3%...